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>>> welcome to "newsline." i'm keiko kitagawa in tokyo. u.s. president barack obama says he's reassessing relations with russia. he says american and russian leaders differ on a growing number of issues. obama spoke two days after canceling a summit with russian president vladimir putin. he says the u.s. relationship with russia changed after putin took over from dmitry medvedev. >> when president putin, who was prime minister when medvedev was president, came back into power, i think we saw more rhetoric on the russian side that was anti-american that played into some of the old stereotypes about the cold war contest between the united states and russia. >> u.s. and russian officials have been at loggerheads over the russian decision to grant temporary asylum to the american fugitive edward snowden. obama said the snowden episode reflects one of many emerging differences. >> it is probably appropriate for us to take a pause, reassess where it is that russia's going, what our core interests are, and cal ib rate the relationships. >> obama said that the russian position on th
it incomplete. u.s. president barack obama says he has not made a final decision on how to respond to the chemical attack. obama said the syrian military's use of chemical weapons poses a security threat to the united states. he said he's considering a limited narrow military action but will not send ground forces. >> part of our obligation as a leader in the world is making sure that when you have a regime that is willing to use weapons that are prohibited by international norms on their own people including children that they're held to account. >> obama said he will talk with members of congress and foreign allies, then make his final decision. secretary of state john kerry says u.s. leaders have evidence syrian troops fired chemical weapons on a suburb of damascus. >> we know for three days before the attack, the syrian regime's chemical weapons personnel were on the ground in the area making preparations. >> kerry said syrian troops had orders to wear gas masks. he said u.s. leaders know chemical rockets hit only opposition strongholds and when and where they landed. >>> japan
.s. president barack obama said officials concluded that syrian forces used chemical weapons on civilians. in an interview he said they looked at the evidence and determined the syrian government is responsible, but he has not decided whether to order a military strike. >> we do not believe given the systems using rockets that the opposition could have carried out the attacks. we have concluded that the syrian government in fact carries out and if that's so, there needs to be international consequences. >> obama said world leaders have to make sure when they break norms on chemical weapons they are held accountable. he be backed up leaders who said last week forces attacked their neighborhoods and hundreds were killed. they are ready to launch strikes if president obama orders an attack. the program warned them not to. he told them and allies that syria would be their grave yard. the world remembers how the west started the war on iraq years ago and said they possessed weapons and guided opinion in the wrong direction. residents of damascus are prepared for the worst and stocking up on fo
reported such weapons were found in an armory belonging to opposition forces. u.s. president barack obama discussed the situation with david cameron on saturday. they expressed grave concern over the use of chemical weapons. they also agreed to consult closely about potential responses by the international community. obama convened a meeting of the national security council. he received a detailed review of the options the international community can take in reaction to the alleged use of chemical weapons. u.s. media report that the u.s. reinforced guided missile destroyers off the coast of syria. observers say obama remains cautious about military intervention without any concrete evidence. >>> the post communist party official has denied allegations by a prosecution witness on the fourth day of his trial. the court held a hearing on the chart that bo blocked an investigation into a murder case. in august 2012, bo's wife was convicted of killing a british businessman. bo's former subordinate, former police chief, appeared as a witness for the prosecution. a series of scandals involving b
's thursday, august 29dth. i'm catherine kobayashi in tokyo. >>> u.s. president barack obama said u.s. officials have concluded that syrian forces used chemical weapons on civilians. in an interview on public television, he said members of his administration do not believe the opposition could have carried out such a attacks. handy said there needs to be international consequences. obama back upped syrian opposition leaders who say last week government forces attacked their neighborhoods in the suburbs of damascus. they say hundreds of people were killed. u.s. commanders say they're ready to launch strikes if president obama orders an attack. syria's prime minister took to state tv to warn them not to. he told them and their allies that syria would become their graveyard. he said the world still remembers how the west started the war in iraq ten years ago. he said u.s. officials falsely claimed the iraqis possessed weapons of mass destruction, then guided international opinion in the wrong direction. residents of damascus are preparing for the worst. they're stocking up on food and
between president barack obama and president vladimir putin. the one on one meeting was supposed to take place next month ahead of the g-20 summit in st. petersburg. white house officials say obama will go to the g-20 meeting. >> we were not at the point in our progress on a number of these issues that a summit at the presidential level was the most constructive step. >> she also cited the gap between the two sides on missile defense, nuclear disarmament and human rights, but she says that the u.s. is committed to dialogue with moscow. she said her government will host a meeting of russian and foreign defense ministers on friday as scheduled. many senior u.s. lawmakers have supported obama's decision. washington says it will continue demanding snowden's extradition. putin's presidential aide is disappointed at the summit cancellation. he said the decision clearly shows the u.s. is not prepared to develop relations with russia on an equal basis. but he said the invitation for obama to visit russia still stands and that russian representatives are ready to continue working with their u.s.
's attack that killed hundreds of civilians in the suburbs of damascus. u.s. president barack obama and his allies are considering military action, but they're facing strong opposition. british prime minister david cameron's coalition government proposed a motion that would have authorized british forces to join a strike, but a majority of lawmakers, including members of his own party, rejected the motion. >> the is to the right, 272. the nos to the left 285. so the nos have it. >> it is clear to me that the british parliament reflecting the views of the british people does not want to see british military action. i get that and the government will act accordingly. >> french president francois hollande says the british parliamentary vote will not affect his country's will to punish the syrian government. he told newspaper it's up to each sovereign country to decide whether or not to participate in a military operation. but some u.s. allies in the war on terror are cautious. officials in poland, italy and canada say their militaries will not take part in any action without the endorsement of
and opposition forces blamed each other. u.s. president barack obama hasn't made a decision on whether to launch a military strike. he's working with his national security team to review the options available to him. >>> a member of the anti-government forces in damascus told nhk that assad supporters are fleeing the capital to areas firmly under government control. this person also says syrians are stocking up food and water. >>> the u.s. and allies say the aim of military action in syria would be to stop further use of chemical weapons, not topple the assad government. the u.s. navy is deploying four destroyers in the mediterranean armed with tomahawk cruise missiles. the u.s. would likely use the missiles in a military action. they may also use long distance bombers deployed at bases in neighboring countries to attack syrian military facilities. the british military may fire cruise missiles from submarines and support u.s. operations from the bay in cypress, the new york times is reporting the u.s. may target syrian units that have used chemical weapons as well as missiles capable of carrying
tensions that may derail a meeting between president obama and vladimir putin. >>> more protests are planned by the military backed plan to leave the streets. ♪ and a traditional singer in china is drawing attention by drawing on our roots and competing in a talent contest on tv. >>> the obama administration and some u.s. lawmakers are criticizing russian leaders for giving an american fugitive safe harbor. they call it a disappointment and a disgrace. u.s. authorities want the former intelligence contractor because he leaked details of top secret government surveillance programs. snowden walked out of an airport in moscow after spending five weeks inside. he's facing charges of espionage and theft after revealing the national security agency collects private phone and internet data. spokespersons say the edition will ndecision will not affect relations with the u.s. >> we are extremely disappointed that the russian government would take this step despite our clear and lawful requests in public and private to have mr. snowden expelled to the united states to face the charges ag
hopes president barack obama will one day visit hiroshima. he became the first to attend the annual memorials in hiroshima and nagasaki. >> president obama, as you know, has promoted an agenda of elimination of all nuclear weapons. i have no doubt that the president would support that decision to go, which he did. >> roos says it would be an honor for obama to visit hiroshima during his presidency. >>> tens of thousands of people were killed when the atomic bomb exploded over nagasaki, but one little girl survived, even though she was very close to ground zero. for nearly seven decades, she has kept that experience to herself, but now she's shared the story of her miraculous survival. nhk world's nana yamada reports. >> reporter: the nagasaki peace park. it was right about this place that the atomic bomb exploded on august 9, 1945. just 120 meters away, this shelter was packed with people. all of them died except for one, 9-year-old sachiko kurikawa. sachiko was carrying her little sister on her back when she was knocked off her feet by the blast. she was found half-buried near the
. they are discussing possible response. u.s. president barack obama condemned leaders and cancelling plans to hold joint military exercises next month. >> we want to sustain our relationship with egypt, our traditional cooperation cannot continue as usual when civilians are being killed in the streets and rights are being rolled back. as a result this morning we notified the egyptian government that we are cancelling our biannual joint military exercise which was scheduled for next month. >> obama said the state of emergency should be lifted immediately. it rks allows the military to lifted. may may take further steps if they continue. he didn't mention the aid to egypt. it provides 1$1.5 billion a yea. they urged peace after the crack down. pope francis is praying for the victims. >> translator: i wish to offer my prayers to all the victims and their families. the injured and all those who are suffering. >> pope francis urged the muslim brotherhood to resolve the conflict. president hollande said they have the right to hold peaceful protests. he called for an immediate end to the oppression. bri
briefed on the latest details and are discussing possible responses. u.s. president barack obama has condemned egyptian leaders. he's canceling plans to hold joint military exercises next month. >> while we want to sustain our relationship with egypt, our traditional cooperation cannot continue as usual when civilians are being killed in the streets and rights are being rolled back. as a result, this morning we notified the egyptian government that we are canceling our biannual joint military exercise, which was scheduled for next month. >> obama said the state of emergency should be lifted immediately. it allows military and police to detain people without a warrant. obama said the u.s. may take further steps if the violence continues. he did not mention what his government would do about aid to egypt. the u.s. provides about $1.5 billion a year. >>> world leaders are urging peace after the crackdown. pope francis says he's praying for the victims. >> translator: i wish to offer my prayers to all the victims and their families, the injured, and all those who are suffering. >> pope f
weapons attack. >> president obama believes there must be accountability for those who would use the word's most heinous weapons against the world's most vulnerable people. >> they've been contacting u.s. allies to discuss ways to respond. they plan to carry on with their work, but experts are divided about whether chemical weapons were even used. more from nhk world's chie yamagishi. >> reporter: opposition leaders say the syrian military used chemical weapons last wednesday to hit targets in the suburbs of damascus. they say hundreds of people were killed, government officials argue the claims are baseless. members of the u.n. security council have expressed concern. syrian leaders first refused to grant a team of u.n. inspectors access to the site of the alleged attacks. international pressure caused them to reverse that decision. opinions vary on whether chemical weapons were used. spokespersons for doctors without borders say about 3,600 people went to hospitals after the alleged attacks. they say 355 of them died. >> what we can tell that important number of patients, very important
are considering all options for dealing with the crisis in syria. u.s. president barack obama says he believes syrian government forces used chemical weapons on civilians. obama and his allies are considering military action. the leader of syria's main opposition alliance is urging a swift strike against the regime of president bashar al assad. syrian national coalition chief made the appeal during talks with french president francois hollande. he stressed the need to seek a political solution, but he added this can only be achieved if the international community is capable of bringing a stop to the escalation of violence. u.n. secretary general ban ki-moon says a team of investigators investigating the use of chemical weapons will leave on saturday. >> they will continue investigation activities until tomorrow, friday. and they will come out of syria by saturday morning and will report to me. >> u.n. officials had earlier said the inspectors would stay until early september to conduct investigations at four sites in syria. the u.n. security council has not been able to reach an agreement on h
roos told nhk he hopes president obama will one day visit hiroshima. roos became theist first u.s. envoy to attend the memorials in hiroshima and nagasaki. >> president obama, as you know, has promoted an agenda of elimination of all nuclear weapons. i have no doubt that the president would support that decision to go, which he did. >> roos says it would be an honor for obama to visit hiroshima during his presidency. >>> the forecast for japan's meteorological agency have issued an extreme weather warning to people in northern parts of the country telling them to watch out for flooding an landslides. >> northern japan is being hit by unprecedented torrential rains. it may continue for a few more hours. please take measures to protect yourselves. >> in some areas, flooding has inundated road. landslides have blocked other routes. weather authorities say dozens of houses have been swamped. they are urging people who live alongside several rivers to evacuate their homes because of possible flooding. in a city of ayutthaya kita prefecture, forecasters say the amount of rain that fel
it will not affect summit talks between presidents putin and obama scheduled for september. >>> japan's deputy prime minister taro aso has had to retract some recent remarks. they can be seen as citing the nazis as an example japan could follow in amending its constitution. aso said he regrets having caused the misunderstanding. aso told a symposium monday he doesn't want to see a debate on changing the constitution conducted in a frenzy. he say germany's constitution was changed before anyone realized what had happened. aso suggested that japan could learn from their tactics. he retracted those remarks on thursday. aso said it's extremely important to discuss constitutional revisions in a level headed manner. >> translator: i cited the way nazi germany changed the weimar constitution as an example of a situation where no sufficient national debate took place amid a frenzied state of affairs. i understand that my comment has brought about a great deal of misunderstanding. i want to retract my citing of the nazis as an example. >> japan's chief cabinet secretary, yoshihide suga, said aso told him on
to the united states to face the charges against him. >> he said president barack obama would attend the g-20 summit in st. petersburg in september, but the president may cancel a meeting with the russian president. snowden released a statement on the wikileaks website and said over the past eight weeks, the obama administration has shown no respect for international or domestic law. he said in the end the law is winning. reporters at the guardian are taking full advantage. they report that over the last three years and the national security agency has given about $150 million in secret funding to a british intelligence agency. the newspaper said the government paid the money to the government communications headquarters. they wanted to secure access to and influence over britain's intelligence gathering programs. the guardian said they are pouring money into efforts to gather personal information from mobile phon. the document suggests agents want to be able to exploit any phone, anywhere, any time. the newspaper said the funding raises fears about the hold washington has over prit an's bigg
expelled to the united states to face the charges against him. >> kearney said president barack obama would attend the g-20 summit in st. petersburg in september. but the president may cancel a meeting around the same time with russian president vad mir putin. snowden released a statement on the wikileaks website. he said over the past eight weeks the obama administration has shown no respect for international or domestic law. but he said in the end, the law is winning. >>> itsy's supreme court has upheld a jail sentence against former prime minister silvio berlusconi for tax fraud. the ruling could throw the ile coalition government into crisis. judges upheld a four-year jail sentence against berlusconi, but that's automatically reduced to a year due to a law aimed at reducing overcrowding in prisons. the judge has ordered a lower court to review second part of a sentence, a five-year ban from public office. prosecutors say that he used offshore properties to buy the broadcasting rights for u.s. movies. they said he lied when declaring how much he paid and avoided about $9 million in taxes
a bomb. a spokesperson for president obama says that it presents an opportunity to resolve the issue. jay carney says that the u.s. will work with the new government provided it meets its international obligations and finds a peaceful solution. he knows that it represented a call by the iranian people for change. he says that the obama administration hopes that the country will make new choices to lead to a better future for iranians. >>> benjamin netanyahu says that he shares the -- the president of i ran looks to get rid of israel. >> translator: the president of iran may have changed. but the goal of the regime has not. iran's intention is to develop a nuclear capability, nuclear weapons, whose purpose is to destroy israel. >> netanyahu warned israel is prepared to use military action to prevent iran from developing nuclear capability. >>> the syrian prime minister met with rowhani before the inauguration. he delivered a message from the president. the agency said that asad wants to enhance strategic ties between syria and iran to protest against the actions of the west. iran is one of
ceremonies marking hiroshima and nagasaki. >> president obama as you know promoted an elimination of all nuclear weapons. i have no doubt that the president would support that decision to go, which he did. >> he said it will be an honor for obama to visit hiroshima during his presidency. traditional powers of the far east are trying to heal a decades old rift. the deputies of japan and russia will meet to discuss the long standing territorial dispute over the i lands off hokaido. they are claimed by japan and prevented the two countries from signing an official peace treaty afterworld war 2. abe and putin agreed in april to restart negotiations to settle the dispute in a manner acceptable to both sides. they also agreed to move towards concluding a peace treaty. the deputy foreign minsters are to hold two days of talks in moscow starring on august 19th. they are expected to discuss how to proceed with negotiations as well as possible solutions to the issue. japanese officials are hoping to accelerate negotiations by a ranging a visit to russia by foreign minster in early january. they wi
to japan to attend ceremonies marking the bombings in hiroshima and nagasaki. >> president obama, as you know, has promoted an agenda of elimination of all nuclear weapons. i had no doubt that the president would support that decision to go, which he did. >> roos says it will be an honor for obama to visit hiroshima during his presidency. >>> chinese patrol vessels circled japanese territorial waters around disputed islands for 28 hours until they finally left. this was the longest intrusion by their government vessels since japan nationalized the senkaku islands last september. officials of the japan coast guard says four chinese coast guard patrol vessels entered japanese waters in the east china sea on wednesday morning. they remained there until noon on thursday. a ship carrying a japanese local assembly members had been cruising in the area at the same time. the chinese vessels remained just outside japanese territorial waters. coast guard officials are warning them not to approach japan's waters again. chinese government ships have intruded on 38 days this year. japan controls the
effective. the united states which leads the talks seems set to stick to president obama's goal to conclude the deal by year end. countries in southeast asia will maintain a tough stance where their interest conflicts with those of the u.s. also the united states is pushing if are strengthening regulations on state-run firms to expand business opportunities for foreign companies. vietnam and singapore were state-related businesses have a strong influence and were opposed to the u.s. stance. that's all for now in business news. i will leave you with a check on market figures. >> angela merkel has been the first chancellor to visit the site of the nazi concentration camp in southern germany. she offered a silent prayer near munich. she travelled with a group of survivors from the camp. more than 40,000 people died at the camp during the holocaust. u.s. troops liberated it in 1945. >> translator: the memory of their fate fills me with deep sadness and shame. at the same time such places as the concentration camp memorial site are upheld for a reminder. >> it was set up for the nazis in 1933 as
a trade representative, michael froman and he said u.s. president barack obama wants a tpp deal struck by year end. froman said members need to reach a basic agreement in october at a regional forum in indonesia. he welcomed members to a reception after the talks. he said the people at the talks should do their best to get things moving. >> translator: it's the minster's responsibility to pave the way for achieving a definitive result at the apec summit. >> he answered a u.s. argument that government fishing subsidies resulted in overfishing. he said government participation is key to safeguarding marine stocks. more headlines for you in business next hour. i will leave you with a check on the markets. >> japan's fisheries agency proposed reducing catches of pacific blue fin tuna from 2015 to control tuna resources. the agency presented the plans to about 350 fishermen from across japan. the agency's director general said an international survey shows the pacific blue fin catch fell to a record low in the 1980s. it rose dramatically in the mid-1990s, but has fallen again and now close
. >>> the white house press secretary says president barack obama is still considering his options. jay carney says the president has not made his decision. >> the president continues to work with his national security team, reviewing the options available to him. and when he has made a decision and has an announcement to make, he'll make it. so that process continues. >> carney said there should be no doubt that the syrian regime is responsible for the use of chemical weapons in the attack. he said u.s. analysts have determined that the assad regime has maintained control of its stockpile throughout the conflict. he said intelligence officials will release the results of their investigation into chemical weapons within a week. >>> french president francois somewhat holland says there is a responsibility to protect civilians and his says country is prepared to take action. >> translator: the chemical massacre of damascus cannot go without a response. and france is ready to punish those who took the vile decision to gas innocent people. >> hollande says voices loyal to assad were behind the che
by macneil/lehrer productions >> ifill: the obama administration released classified documents today outlining the national security agency's massive collection of domestic phone records. good evening, i'm gwen ifill. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the "newshour" tonight: the release comes amid reports of a new n.s.a. spying program on internet activity. we look at the latest revelations and the secret court at the center of the controversy. >> ifill: then, ben bernanke's tenure as federal reserve chairman nears its end, as the debate over who will replace him
leaker edward snowden appear to be growing. president barack obama has cancel a summit with president vladimir putin planned for next month. american leaders respond harshly to russia's decision to grant snowden temporary asylum because he's wanted on espionage charges for exposing u.s. intelligence programs. >>> that's "newsline" for this hour. i'm gene otani in tokyo. ♪ >>> from the four winds and the scent of the earth come the color of the seasons. exploring the four seasons of japan. ♪
barack obama to his vacation site. they began their summer vacation on sunday, on an island in the northeastern state of massachusetts. in april the u.s. marine corps deployed osprey in transporting the presidential entourage. it says that the osprey's safety has been proven with more than 160,000 hours of flight time. the same osprey model is stationed at the u.s. marine futenma air station. the u.s. military had to postpone flying the craft because of intensifying protests following the crash of a u.s. military helicopter in okinawa earlier this month. the use for osprey for the presidential entourage is to evidently emphasize their safety and mitigate safety concerns in okinawa. >>> a u.s. film director is lending his voice to the cause of ridding the world of nuclear weapons. oliver stone has visited with some of the survivors of the u.s. atomic bombings of hiroshima and nagasaki. stone went to the japanese cities for the 60th anniversary of the bombings. he met survivors in each city and was surprised it was impossible for many to get medical treatment after the bombing
. >> the white house spokesperson josh earnest said the obama administration was unlikely to suspend financial aid. they will give egypt $1.5 billion this fiscal year. most will give to the military. the secretary general said he sympathized with egyptians who were weary, but urged them to take a path towards democracy and prosperity. china issued a statement on japanese prime minister abe's decision not to visit a controversial shrine on thursday. the anniversary of the end of world war ii. the shrine honors the war dead including leaders convicted of war crimes after the war. however visits to the shrine by government officials each year sparks anger in countries occupied by japanese forces during the war. the chinese spokesperson called on japanese leaders to abide by the commitment to recognize the country's history of aggression. the attitude of leaders towards the shrine is a reflection of whether the country can examine the history of militarism and help the feelings of victim countries in china. they called on them to speak and act cautiously so they can gain the trust of people in asi
earnest said the obama administration was likely to suspend its financial aid. the u.s. will give egypt $1.5 billion this fiscal year. most of it will go to the military. u.n. secretary general ban ki-moon said he sympathized with egyptians who were weary of the protest, but he urged opposing groups to take a peaceful path towards democracy and prosperity. nhk world's yu kobayashi has been following this story in cairo. he talked earlier about the doubts he sees over the nation's future. >> reporter: morsi supporters have been demonstrating since his ouster by the military at the beginning of july. over 200 people have died in clashes between authorities and protesters. to avoid further bloodshed, the u.s. and eu tried to mediate. but morsi supporters demanded his reinstatement. that was something the military backed military government couldn't accept. saying the peace talks collapsed, the interim government appears to have decided the only way to restore order is to disperse protesters. animosity is rising among morsi supporters, the interim government still hopes to conduct presidential
of the obama administration have criticized the detentions, which they say are politically motivated. >> that is not in line with the standard that we expect other governments to uphold in terms of respecting human rights. >> morsi supporters have been protesting since military leaders removed him from power early last month. security forces moved in a week ago to break up their sit-ins in cairo. more than 850 people have been killed in the violence that's followed. >>> people fleeing conflict and poverty often continue to set out on a treacherous sea journey to try and reach australia. but their search for a better life often comes at a high price. more than 100 suspended asylum seekers were rescued after their boat sank on tuesday near christmas island in the indian ocean. the boat capsized about 220 kilometers north of christmas island. australian border protection officials say a navy vessel pulled 106 people to safety, 2 of them with minor injuries. afp reported five people are missing. the incident came as a one-daikon african-americans to discuss problems of asylum seekers and
that our country and our communities are safer. >> reporter: president obama spoke on the issue. >> you can't have a hundred percent security and also then have a hundred percent privacy. >> reporter: he asked for citizens' understanding on the government's intelligence activities. the united states treads a thin line between national security and individual human rights, and as the debate continues, the cameras are watching. matt field, nhk world, washington, d.c. >>> angela merkel has become the first german chancellor to visit the site of the worst nazi concentration camp in the country's south. merkel laid a wreath and said a silent prayer at dachau near munich. more than 40,000 people, most of them jews, died at the dachau camp during the holocaust. u.s. troops liberated it in 1945. >> translator: the memory of their fate fills me with deep sadness and shame. at the same time such places as the concentration camp memorial site at dachau are a powerful reminder. >> dachau was set up by the nazis in 1933 as their first concentration camp. it became the prototype for a network of death ca
democracies, is that there must be a strong reaction. >> reporter: u.s. president barack obama is cautioning against hasty decision. still, america media reported that u.s. naval forces have already been dispatched toward syria's coastal waters. russian officials are concerned about the possible military response. foreign minister sergei lavrov reportedly urged restraint when talking to his u.s. counterpart. the united states and its allies say killing by syrian forces near the site of the alleged attacks has destroyed evidence. the next step in this long running civil war could depend on the conclusions of the u.n. inspectors. nhk world. >>> japanese government officials say they are determined to take the lead in stopping radioactive groundwater from leaking from the damaged nuclear plant in fukushima. the industry minister is suggesting public funds be used to help cover the costs of building a large underground wall to dam the water. >> translator: so far tepco has simply reacted to leakage problems as they arise. but the government will now take the lead. >> he visited fukushima daiichi
will act accordingly. >> they appeared to all but rule out british involvement. barack obama hopes members of congress will be more receptive to his plans. they are consulting with lawmakers on whether to attack syria and hope to prove to forces to use chemical weapons. a spokesperson said secretary of state john kerry and other senior officials are explaining the results of the government's analysis. >> the president contemplates what response is appropriate to the situation we have seen, they believe it's important to consult with congress. >> he said analysts are on track to produce their report before the end of the week. he said any action would be discreet and limited and in no way comparable to the iraq war. syrian opposition leaders say western forces need to act quick low to prevent any more chemical attacks by forces loyal to the syrian president. the more time it takes to make a decision, the more civilian lives will be lost. number two is those who are responsible for committing the crimes must be brought to justice. >> military action should be limited to depriving the assad r
. opposition activists say hundreds of people were killed. u.s. president barack obama and other leaders believe such action can't go unpunished. state-run tv quoted president bashar al assad as saying syria will defend itself against any aggression. he said an assault will only strengthen national unity. prime minister called a meeting of cabinet ministers. he said authorities need to prevent their enemies from disrupting state services such as electricity, drinking water, communications, food and oil. many residents are trying to flee into neighboring lebanon. those who have chosen to stay are doing whatever they can to prepare for a siege. the possibility of an attack from abroad has not stopped the fight inside syria. opposition activists at least 43 people were killed in the latest battles. >>> a syrian opposition leader says western forces need to act quickly to prevent any more chemical attacks. khaled saleh serves as a spokesperson for the syrian national coalition. he says the more time it takes to make a decision, the more civilian lives will be lost. >> at first we have to sto
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on monday that the obama administration is concerned about the possibility of more violence. >>> india's leaders are celebrating a milestone in their naval the country's first domestically built aircraft carrier. observers say it's part of an ever to deal with china's growing presence in the indian ocean. defense minister a.k. anthony was in southern india to celebratthe completion of the ins hall. the 37,000, 500 ton-vessel will be able to carry up to 25 combat aircraft. he said india is looking to protect its maritime interests. the country already has a british-built aircraft carrier and will buy another one from russia by the end of this year. indian leaders said this week they were preparing to test their first home built nuclear submarines. >>> the leaders of japan and china have been dealing with a number of disagreements including territorial disputes and other problems dating back to world war ii. the anniversary of the signing of a peace treaty has given them a chance to reassess ties. officials at japan's foreign ministry issued a statement on monday to mark the 35th anniver
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